|Place of birth||Collingwood, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||24|
|Next of kin||Sister, Alice May Cromer, 404 Montague Street, Albert Park, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||54877|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Reported missing, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915; wounded in action (left foot: slight); admitted to HS 'Clan McGillivray', 25/30 April 1915; transferred to Convalescent Hospital Tigne, Malta, 4 May 1915; to Military Hospital Valetta, 8 June 1915.
Transferred to England 21 June 1915; admitted to 2nd Western General Hospital, Manchester, 28 June 1915; transferred to Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield (date not recorded); discharged from Harefield on furlough, 7 September 1915.
Commenced return to Australia from Plymouth on board HT 'Suevic', 8 October 1915; discharged, Melbourne, 3 September 1916.
Re-enlisted, 3 April 1918; re-embarked from Sydney on board HMAT 'Orontes', 5 June 1918, as 54877 Private, 4th General Service Reinforcements (Victoria). Admitted to ship's hospital at sea, 24 June 1918 (wound, right leg); discharged from hospital, 24 July 1918. Disembarked Liverpool, England, 11 August 1918.
Marched in to 14th Training Bn, Codford, 13 August 1918.
Appointed Acting Corporal, 5 September 1918.
On command at Lewis Gun Course, Tidworth, 30 October-14 November 1918: graduated 1st class in exam and 1st class in range practice.
Found guilty, Hurdcott, of being absent without leave from 0900, 18 November, to 1630, 19 November 1918: reverted to the ranks and forfeited 2 days' pay.
Proceeded overseas to France, 25 January 1919; taken on strength, 59th Bn, 31 January 1919.
Detached to 5th Division Headquarters (baths duty), 16 February 1919; rejoined unit from detachment, 12 April 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 30 May 1919.Admitted to 1st Clearing Group Hospital, Sutton Veny, 23 June 1919 (impetigo); discharged, 7 July 1919 (excema).
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Bakara', 24 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 27 September 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 4 December 1919.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal